Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 82 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.03% 10.11% 5.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.05% 25.55% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 23
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +36.85% -6.41%
10th Percentile £377 £265 £220
90th Percentile £643 £588 £456
East of England median daily rate £511 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +20.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 14
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £34.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -4.14% -4.61%
10th Percentile £31.05 £30.00 £32.16
90th Percentile £35.35 £39.38 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £34.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year -6.47% -4.14% -4.61%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 279 321 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 40.09% 39.58% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 218 158
Essex median daily rate £513 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +24.14% -5.84%
10th Percentile £386 £275 £224
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 18
Essex median hourly rate £35.54 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +2.78% -3.03%
10th Percentile £31.15 £30.80 £29.05
90th Percentile £83.50 £63.75 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -5.28% +1.35% -2.63%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +5 24 £575 +11.11%
Brentwood 0 4 £475 +73.87% 1
Basildon +6 3 £475 -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 25 (59.52%) Java
3 22 (52.38%) Unix
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) JBoss
5 18 (42.86%) SQL
6 16 (38.10%) WebLogic
7 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 14 (33.33%) SOA
7 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
8 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
8 13 (30.95%) Middleware
8 13 (30.95%) Solaris
8 13 (30.95%) TDD
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
9 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (26.19%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (26.19%) Apache
10 11 (26.19%) Perl
10 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
10 11 (26.19%) Scrum
11 10 (23.81%) XML
11 10 (23.81%) webMethods
11 10 (23.81%) BEA
12 9 (21.43%) Coaching
12 9 (21.43%) User Stories
12 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (21.43%) Test Automation

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (42.86%) JBoss
2 16 (38.10%) WebLogic
3 11 (26.19%) Apache
4 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (14.29%) Confluence
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (4.76%) CMS
9 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (2.38%) IIS
9 1 (2.38%) Jetty
9 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
9 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.38%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) CA Gen
2 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) AccuRev
5 3 (7.14%) JMeter
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 3 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (7.14%) Zephyr
6 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.76%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (14.29%) Law
1 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Middleware
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 5 (11.90%) Spring
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 3 (7.14%) JSP
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) XHTML
6 3 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 3 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (4.76%) Java EE
7 2 (4.76%) Kafka
7 2 (4.76%) OAuth
7 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) Solaris
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 14 (33.33%) SOA
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (26.19%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) Coaching
6 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 9 (21.43%) User Stories
7 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 8 (19.05%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
8 7 (16.67%) Kanban
8 7 (16.67%) RUP
8 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
4 11 (26.19%) Perl
4 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) BEA
2 10 (23.81%) webMethods
3 7 (16.67%) Pega
3 7 (16.67%) WSO2
4 6 (14.29%) Informatica
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) Adobe
7 2 (4.76%) Google
8 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Omniture
8 1 (2.38%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) VMware